In scorched UK, source of River Thames dries up

At the end of a dusty track in southwest England where the River Thames usually first emerges from the ground, there is currently scant sign of any moisture at all.

NOAA still expects above-normal Atlantic hurricane season

Atmospheric and oceanic conditions still favor an above-normal 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, according to NOAA's annual mid-season update issued today by the Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather ...

A year in the life of the mouse lemur

Animals in the wild may not have an annual planner to keep track of the year, but they nonetheless manage to keep to a strict calendar—for example knowing just what time of the year to breed and when to hibernate. Research ...

Using electricity to remove persistent weeds

Researchers from the University of Missouri recently conducted two field studies to explore the effectiveness of electricity in weed control. They used a tractor attachment called The Weed Zapper to electrocute eight types ...

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